When politics and reality collide - there is no escaping the serious impact - and the things we could never have imagined having to prepare for! What happens to child support orders in a Government shutdown? An especially pertinent question because there is no precedent for a Federal shutdown that has gone on this long. The answer is - there is no answer. But let us frame it and ask the questions anyway. One thing is for certain the obligation is still there and your Court
Annual awareness campaign reminds parents of services in Marin and beyond San Rafael, CA – Many parents can be overwhelmed by the complexities of raising a child, striving hard to be the “perfect” parent. To that end, this year’s California Child Support Awareness Month campaign encourages parents with this year’s theme: “They Don’t Need Perfect, They Just Need You.” The Marin County Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) joins the State of California DCSS in celebrating
Mediation is an alternative to litigating a divorce. Anyone can take this route, as long as clear it serves the parties’ respective interests and that of the children in the family. In most cases it probably will.
A couple can start a divorce mediation process, from the moment the decision is made to uncouple, rather than after starting the litigation process. However it is always important to consult with an family law attorney right away, especially if there are trust i
TOP 10 REASONS to MEDIATE YOUR DIVORCE: Mediation helps parties place the best interests of their children first; Mediation tends to mitigate assumptions - and therefor the stress, anger, hysteria and conflict; Mediation allows uncoupling parties, instead of a judge, to control the outcome of their divorce, when it comes to every aspect - such as support, custody and division of community property; Mediation can save large amounts of money; Parties can raise, discuss and sett